9780789010032

Collection Management: Preparing Today's Bibliographies for Tomorrow's Libraries

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789010032

  • ISBN10:

    0789010038

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2000-04-26
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Written by experts in the field, Collection Development: Preparing Today's Bibliographers for Tomorrow's Libraries offers librarians proven and effective suggestions on how to solve and alleviate common problems in order to make your library more efficient and beneficial to patrons. Discussing concerns about cooperative collection development, locally available data, managing personnel at varying career stages, vendors, selecting the right mix of resources, and serials collection management, this valuable guide gives you insight into the future of collection development and keeps you up-to-date on important technological advancements. For both beginners and professionals, Collection Development addresses your vexing questions that librarians continually face to assist you in creating a cost-effective and resourceful library.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Toward ``The Perfection of Work'': Library Consortia in the Digital Age
1(14)
Adrian W. Alexander
Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery: Lessons to Be Learned
15(10)
Molly Murphy
Karen Rupp-Serrano
Raising the Bar: Book Vendors and the New Realities of Service
25(16)
Dana L. Alessi
Content Management for the 21st Century: The Leaders' Role
41(16)
Susan L. Fales
``Uneasy Lies the Head'': Selecting Resources in a Consortial Setting
57(12)
Gay N. Dannelly
Local Information: Better Utilizing the Data at Hand
69(8)
Leslie M. Haas
Serials Management: Adrift During a Sea Change?
77(14)
Julie M. Hurd
Index 91

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